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Silent Beauty Doesn’t Speak by Tommy Lofgren
I’ve seen, in reality and literature, that throughout a changing life: the hopes, the dreams and the most unexpected coincidences flash before your eyes. Is it really just a coincidence, or were we just created by God to withstand the miserable lies and false attributes that people like me see within? Correspondingly, growing up really teaches you a lot. In every which way, even behind the self pity and despondency, God has given each and every human true beauty. “Don't hide yourself in regret, Just love yourself and you're set,” (Lady Gaga).
There were several moments in my life where I just looked in the mirror and said, “I wasn’t meant to be this way,” but as you learn, mirrors never lie. Some people aren’t seen as the prettiest or handsomest of people, but in all of my life I’ve focused on noticing the inner picture. I’ve taken to heart the phrase, “Don’t judge a book by its cover,” and people are just the same.
I’ve learned, “it is the thought that counts” and the people who think it.
I’ve learned that “it is the inside that matters” and the people I’ve met.
I’ve realized and believe that in everyone, lies within, an inner beauty.
I’ve understood, behind all the lies and malevolent souls surrounding us that the past knows what they’ve done. Before I even was a teenager I sought avenues that I knew in the long run would screw things up. Life is full of twists and turns, and I was heading for an emotional rollercoaster. Although I know some people you might outright despise me, I can never hate them. Even though my family isn’t perfect, I can still call them what they are. I’ve seen that as my life rolls on and on, I’ve past certain obstacles that have changed who I am. Like a flower that blossoms, a person opens up as they realize who they truly are, inside and out.
I’ve witnessed, first hand, how people can grasp you and put you down.
I’ve witnessed, with my own eyes, the words that some people...